Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-30919
Freitas, A; Steffen, F D; Tajuddin, N; Wyler, D (2009). Late energy injection and cosmological constraints in axino dark matter scenarios. Physics Letters B, 682(2):193-199.
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Taking into account effects of late energy injection, we examine big bang nucleosynthesis (BBN) constraints on axino dark matter scenarios with long-lived charged sleptons. We calculate 4-body slepton decays into the axino, a lepton, and a quark–antiquark pair since they govern late hadronic energy injection and associated BBN constraints. For supersymmetric hadronic axion models, we present the obtained hadronic BBN constraints and show that they can be more restrictive than the ones associated with catalyzed BBN via slepton-bound-state formation. From the BBN constraints on hadronic and electromagnetic energy release, we find new upper limits on the Peccei–Quinn scale.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||07 Faculty of Science > Physics Institute|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||530 Physics|
|Deposited On:||21 Feb 2010 11:31|
|Last Modified:||05 Jun 2014 09:24|
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